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Elephant Poachers Convicted in Congo
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Cher
- 149 days ago - wcs.org
In the Republic of Congo, four poachers responsible for killing elephants along the edge of Nouabale-Ndoki National Park have been sentenced to five years in prison (the maximum penalty) and fined $10,000.
Malaysia Arrests Poachers, Seizes Malayan Tiger Skins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, seized, poachers )

Cher
- 321 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
Pieces of tiger skins, along with skins, claws, meat and other parts from protected bears, a leopard, serow goats and a python were recovered during the raid Wednesday on a workers' living quarters in the central state of Pahang.
Smart Mountain Gorillas Have Learned How to Dismantle PoachersâEUR(TM) Traps
Offbeat  (tags: mountain gorillas, dismantling, poachers, traps, researchers, rwanda, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

Lone
- 407 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Researchers working in RwandaâEUR(TM)s Volcanoes National Park in 2012 witnessed just how intelligent mountain gorillas are when they observed them dismantling traps laid by poachers.
Poacher Hunting Big Cats Mauled to Death By Lions in South Africa
Offbeat  (tags: lions, poachers, death, karma )

Jeri
- 464 days ago - standard.co.uk
His screams for help raised the alarm but the lions quickly killed the man and devoured most of his body before being chased off.
[WATCH] Masked Poachers Caught Red-Handed, 20 to Face Charges
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, animals, birds, poachers )

Anna
- 774 days ago - maltatoday.com.mt
Poachers wearing masks like bank robbers to avoid identification before hiding in building ... only for them to subsequently leave with their faces uncovered and in full view of birdwatchers.
Would a Legal Market for Rhino Horn Deter Poachers?
Offbeat  (tags: Question, Animals, Market, Animal Parts, Trade, poachers )


- 775 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It's now legal to trade rhino horn in South Africa after the highest court in the land lifted an eight year ban on a technicality.
Ivory-Sniffing Dog Duo Nabs Poacher In Impressive First Bust
Offbeat  (tags: poachers )

Angie
- 999 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Earlier this month, Jenny, one of two dogs trained to sniff out ivory, tallied her first bust after leading Tanzanian government authorities to elephant tusks hidden in a village outside Ruaha National Park
The War on Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, War, Poachers, Ivory, Africa, China, Asia )


- 1120 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How the very existence of AfricaâEUR(TM)s elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and AsiaâEUR(TM)s appetite for ivory
The Snipers Trained to Protect Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: Protection, Animals, Poachers )


- 1201 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In Kenya's Borana nature reserve, drastic new measures are being taken to protect vulnerable rhinos from poachers who kill the animals for their horns, writes Chris Haslam.
British Pilot Shot Dead By Elephant Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: roger gower, pilot, shot, dead, helicopter, poachers, tanzania, british )

Scooby
- 1208 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Helicopter pilot Roger Gower killed by elephant poachers in Tanzania while working for a charity trying to bring them to justice
Mali's Desert Elephants Face Extinction Within Three Years
Offbeat  (tags: mali, elephants, endangered, save, animals, poachers )

Scooby
- 1210 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservationists urge government to tackle ivory trafficking as 16 elephants killed in this year, with over 80 killed in 2015
Sick Thugs Kill a REINDEER By Setting a Pack of Dogs on It After Breaking Into a Hampshire Farm
Offbeat  (tags: uk, reindeers, killed, poachers, dogs, attacked, sad news )

Scooby
- 1264 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A group of unidentified poachers attacked a reindeer farm in Swanmore, Hampshire, yesterday with the help of a pack of dogs, killing one reindeer and injuring another in the process.
Meet Diego, the Dog That Hunts Rhino Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: diego, dog, poachers, hunts, elephants, rhinos, ivory )

Scooby
- 1310 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
While poachers are finding new, crueler ways to kill endangered species, poacher hunters are finding more creative ways to catch poachers.
Prince William Urges Chinese to Stop Buying Ivory and Rhino Horn
Offbeat  (tags: Duke of Cambridge, prince William, speech, royal, ivory, china, video, poachers, elephants )

Scooby
- 1311 days ago - theguardian.com
Duke of Cambridge uses speech hours before Chinese president Xi JinpingâEUR(TM)s UK state visit to campaign against trade in illegal wildlife products.
Poachers Are Using Cyanide to Slaughter Entire Elephant Herds
Offbeat  (tags: cyanide, elephants, ivory, poachers, water )

Scooby
- 1315 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
Earlier this week, a herd of elephants stopped by a watering hole, seeking a respite from the weekâEUR(TM)s 85-degree temperatures. As they filled their trunks poured the cool water into their mouths, they couldnâEUR(TM)t have known that that same water would
 

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